Two weeks have flown by and it's time for another podcast episode!
Watch episode 14 of the hannaontheroad podcast in all it's glory here - including a no show FO, a show FO, a few WIPs and some gorgeous gifts I've received lately:
Pattern: Nouri Sweater by Carol Feller (from Pom Pom Quarterly, Issue 17: Summer 2016)
Yarn: Quince & Co. Kestrel in Porpoise
Pattern: Improvised (56 stitches, toe up)
Yarn: Miss Mothballs Tweedy Feet in "Sweet Dreams"
WORKS IN PROGRESS:
Pattern: Tolmie Sweater by Josée Paquin (Amirisu Fall / Winter 2016)
Yarn: Ovis Et Cetera Ignae in Geode
Cuckoo Yarn: 75% Virgin Wool, 25% Nylon in the colorway "Rani"
Sweet Sparrow Yarns: Magpie (75% superwash Merino, 20% Nylon, 5% Stellina) in the colorway "Kissed by Fire"
Atelier Franziska Uhl: 75% Wool, 25% Nylon in the colorway "Parijan - Die Gute Seele"
Gorgeous, gorgeous mittens & knitwear postcards by Aleks Byrd
My new color way "Caribbean Blue" is now available in my Etsy Shop!
Book: Ghana Must Go (Taiye Selasi) —> wonderful family history, super well written
This week's question comes from Kristina, who just started her own business (congratulations!!). She asked in the podcast comments:
"What's your opinion on Facebook and Instagram ads? I wonder if they're worth their money!"
Watch the episode to find out more about spending money on ads and what I think about that!
WHAT ELSE HAS BEEN HAPPENING?
The Get Shit Done Challenge is nearly complete - and we'll be doing a second one!
making stories - we've been selecting designs and yarns for our second book BREEZE, plus we have a photoshoot coming up.
I'll be working on setting up two exciting new things in June:
A Patreon page
A beta test for a new mini class format on Instagram I'm working on! Send me an email if you'd like to be notified when beta sign ups are open.
CREATIVE BOSS TIP
Today's creative boss tip is an organization I've been part of for the last year and one that I highly admire and recommend: the Craft Industry Alliance. Head over to their website to learn more about them and consider joining if you're a creative business owner!